THE BREAKDOWN: Weinstein’s 2020 Conviction overturned, National Rallies against Violence, what’s going on in the Lehrmann defamation case, and are we experiencing a national emergency of violence against women?  

This month was not a one off. Violence against women is insidious and it happens every day. But violence and sexual assault does not occur in a vacuum - it is the result of our social structures, the people in power, the rhetoric that surrounds these conversations, a lack of education, and countless other facets of Aussie society.

Backbone of the economy 

ABC News Australia recently released a snippet of a speech by the Director of the Australian Institute, Richard Dennise, to the National Press Club stating university students are the real ‘backbone of the economy’. *Sarcastically gasps* Like we didn’t already know.  
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